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gold. many of those steve -- train in the united states and have contact with the american counterparts here. there was a brief summary of relations at the war's conclusion the most of the time we had a close relationship. >>host: why is this important to note? >> thailand had the third largest army in vietnam for many of the years after the united states and south korea. thailand saw it as a direct threat to themselves their regional power but did not see it as america's war but it would impact them. trying to lube concentrate on south vietnam but many was in laos. that also did service against the north vietnamese you cannot get the full view of the vietnam war without reading the regional perspectives and at the time in the united states is a focus on the exclusively american perspective while ignoring the vietnamese perspective but cambodian there are many of their national perspectives we should consider. i think about allies as well with united states have been foreign allies and through stead
the reproductive billionaire guys because of everything they do for us. if you look at what steve jobs has done for us, what bill gates has done for society, the government ought to pay them. why do they collect money from bill gates and steve jobs for what they contributed? is ridiculous. he also talked about the 47% and how dangerous they are. just a reminder that that is a very familiar concept. these are the attitudes and ways of thinking, in a way paradoxically, meredith kranick, working superrich, there is a more fragile connection to the middle-class man in the prior age. in conclusion, i just wanted to take us all for one moment to venice in the 14th century. in the fourteenth century, the beginning of the fourteenth century, venice was one of the biggest cities in europe, one of the biggest and richest and that is remarkable. if you have ever been there, geographically is such a crummy place. foggy, mosquito ridden, lagoons, very hard to build and the reason the italian ended up there was the hon is chased them off of the good land. here it was, incredibly rich and powerful state sendi
billionaire guys because of everything they do for us. look at steve jobs, bill gates the government ought to pay them. why they collect money for what they have contributed? he also talks about the 47% and how dangerous they are. so that is a very familiar concept. in a way that this super rich and the way it feels that there is a more fragile connection but in conclusion i just want us for one moment to put this in the 14th century. then this was one of the biggest cities did europe. that is remarkable. geographically it is such a yucky place. foggy, the speedos, lagoons, the only reason the italians ended up there they were chased off. is incredibly rich state sending traditions to china controlling demands and how did they do it? this fabulous rise to the most economic open system of that time. with a particular form of contract system if you would take on risk if he did not have capital you could share in the deal with a partner did and go on a mission the guy who did not have capital to risk his life but share of the profits. this was the reason you had the wealth of that is. but in
support from several foundations, and from steve silverstein, and i'm very grateful for that. so it's a major undertaking and i think that it's, that maybe the reason why many people don't do it. >> you know, i always reflect on is when we start talking about the fbi, documents, the freedom of information act and the fact we now know this, it's also true that this is the only country, i know the brits do have a freedom of information act but haven't been litigated in britain, but this is the only country i know of in the world where you can actually get the documents of what we had to go secret police. and their own documents in their own words produce for us to look at. so it is an unusual experience to be able to do this. even though it's a pain in the. spent my name is steve jacobson. first of all, i don't know why, how anybody would believe anything the fbi says. secondly, it's kind of a key time here with the occupy movement has arrived, and this discrediting of iop can make a lot of present-day activists distrustful, paranoid, whatever. and i went to a meeting, i'm finishing.
are happy to see such a full 10 today.it my name is steve harrigan.g 15 minutes after the session, a phil will be signing books in the book signing campus between the tenth and eleventh down the street. please patronized the book signing tent in the bookstore, and pleas by the the book which won't be a problem. this is the book, "the man who saved the union," ulysses grant and war and peace. if you by this book, proceeds will go to support texas libraries and literacy. it is a great book to read and to find a word because. h. w. brands is the dixon allan anderson centennial prof. of history in austin. his focus has been for many years on american history and politics and his biographies and histories include a number of tremendous books. this is the just the most recent. also traitor to his class about franklin roosevelt, biography of andrew jackson called andrew jackson. the age of gold about the gold rush in the 1840s. the first american, about benjamin franklin and tea are about theodore roosevelt. together these books comprise not haphazardly but purposefully a history of the united s
change, power of the people. they have their roots in the country and recognize justice steve jobs it a cultural revolution under this as well. it was a combination of digital technology and new tools allowing people to do extraordinary things and the recognition that people want to use their hands. we are all makers on something. if you r cook your maker. if you our gardener you are a maker. kids are born makers. there is the dignity in holding something made in your hand but we didn't have the skills to do this stuff. most of us didn't have the skills and what they recognize is a digital technologies, good with screens, what they realize is still shut -- digital technology will allow us to capture ideas and make some real without having to get to a machine. that is the maker movement. the web degeneration meets the real world, a new generation of technology allows us, not just the compelling -- personal-computer and the web, to start to compete with the biggest companies in the world and create a new manufacturing industry that is grassroots, democratized, bottom-up and just like
made steve martin a villain. i wonder, as you look upon the political scene today, how do you assess president obama as a confidence man in the panoply of confidence men and not to put a fly in the ointment, but how the u.s.s. mitt romney as a confidence man? >> i don't know. i heard connolly's the rice talks several weeks ago. i don't have it in me. he was airing the go to. i was tearing the shoot myself. so there are these people in our evolved system they spend their whole life doing press. we get one who also has the capacity to be a public servant. as milton friedman said, we just don't have the time to the bone up on the people trying to rob us. a subsidy for this and that. because we think about it for ten seconds a year, and they think about it all day every day this only one thing we can do. cut taxes. you know. who knows if they are a confidence man. i don't know. i grew up and was born on the shot -- south side of chicago. i see everything through that. of course they are. >> we have a question. >> reopening a revival with al pacino playing a different role. your great str
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